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Lighting Director
Title:Lighting Director
Department:Production Arts
Location:Blankenbaker Campus
Type:Full Time


The role of Lighting Director is first and foremost to be a disciple-maker. The Lighting Director will lead a lighting team that oversees the creative and functional use of lighting for the Blankenbaker campus. The objective of this role is to create and maintain sustainable and reliable lighting systems, as well as the development of volunteers for all weekend services, special events and programs occurring within their venue. Everything will be done with the primary purpose of achieving the mission, vision, and strategies of Production Arts and Southeast Christian Church.

Essential Functions

  • Provides leadership development for the members of the lighting/scenic team
  • Create a lighting training program to increase quality volunteer participation
  • Provide direction and lighting support for regional campuses as directed by Director of Production Arts
  • Continually looking for ways to enhance lighting/scenic creativity
  • Recruiting, equipping, scheduling, encouraging and disciple-making of the lighting team
  • Direct all aspects of lighting involved in weekend services and events
  • Partner with Prod. Arts Producer to design and create lighting applications beneficial to all programming happening within the venue
  • Active participant in weekly team meetings
  • Develops and adheres to annual lighting budget
  • Create and implement lighting improvements and equipment upgrade plans
  • Managing all lighting assets and spaces
  • Develop and maintain healthy relationships with other ministry departments and campuses

Essential Competencies

  • Have a solid working knowledge of how audio, video and staging integrates with lighting design
  • Have a solid understanding of how lighting crosses over into live streaming and pre/post production
  • Competency in live lighting production and lighting systems, variety of lighting fixtures, hazers, and various lighting equipment
  • Working knowledge of lighting consoles, ProPresenter and various other playback applications
  • Must be a developer and equipper of volunteer leaders
  • Flexibility based on regular weekend services and special events
  • Strong in leadership, creativity and lighting technology
  • Must be a Team Player… Humble, Passionate and Self-Aware

Required Education, Experience, and Membership

  • 4+ yrs. live lighting production experience
  • Experience in leadership roles in either a medium or large church environment
  • College Degree or equivalent experience
  • Champion the Production Arts vision/mission… “Humbly working together to create environments where people can connect to Jesus and one another”
  • Be a member, or willing to become a member, of Southeast Christian Church
  • Demonstrated alignment with SE statement of faith
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